Article posted: Nov 28, 2018
Q&A with Sven Hammar, Board Member, Versasec
In our latest round of Q&A blogs, we interviewed Versasec's newest board member, Sven Hammar, to gain his insights into the overall security landscape in Europe and abroad. In addition to being a strategic member of Versasec's board of directors, Sven is the Chief Product Officer and Founder of Apica Systems, an applications performance company which he founded in 2005. Here's what he had to say:
Article posted: Jul 10, 2018
By Joakim Thorén, CEO
We're delighted to announce Sven Hammar has joined our Board of Directors. He was named to the post at our company's annual general meeting last month. On a personal level, I couldn't be more pleased. Sven has been a friend and mentor to me for many years. For Versasec, landing someone who is a noted industry luminary is a major coup.
Article posted: Apr 04, 2017
By Joakim Thoren, CEO
Access to a diverse workforce spread across many geographies is one of the most appealing aspects of working at Versasec. That's what many of our employees told an external, independent consultant we recently brought in to study our company, the job satisfaction of our existing team, our processes, and to help us gauge ways to better promote our global employment opportunities.
Article posted: Oct 23, 2015
There was a time when 28 percent of organizations made no presentations about security to their corporate boards, and nearly one in three corporate boards had no involvement in cybersecurity threats. That time was this year! For the complete story, check out our article in Security Magazine. It's the second part of our series focused on board members and security. Part one, viewable here, talks about what board members should know about security. And this latest article examines the board's role in securing the enterprise.
Article posted: Oct 14, 2015
Since the ouster of Target's chairman, president and CEO in May 2014, board of directors are realizing that their own job security is closely linked to the overall security health of their companies. Corporate security is no longer a CIO-only problem and can negatively impact a company's stock price, customer retention rate and overall sales. A recent Gartner survey of nearly 1,000 people in large organizations found that corporate and cybersecurity have been elevated and now typically are governed by the board of directors. In fact, Gartner's results showed 71 percent of respondents saying IT risk management data influences decisions at the board level and reflects an increasing need to deal with IT as part of corporate governance. It's clear that board of directors must educate themselves if they want to protect their companies and their own jobs.